ramus

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From Latin rāmus (branch).

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ramus (plural rami)

  1. (biology) A branching, as of nerves or blood vessels.
  2. (anatomy) A bony projection, particularly of the jaw, but also in the groin area, both subject to the maturing process of symphysis.

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Latin[edit]

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Of Proto-Indo-European origin and cognate with rādīx.

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rāmus m (genitive rāmī); second declension

  1. branch

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Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative rāmus rāmī
genitive rāmī rāmōrum
dative rāmō rāmīs
accusative rāmum rāmōs
ablative rāmō rāmīs
vocative rāme rāmī

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ramùs m (stress pattern: 4) [1]

  1. calm
    ramus miegas[1] - calm sleep
    ramus oras[1] - calm weather
    rami jūra[1] - a calm sea
    rami gatvė[1] - a tranquil street

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 “ramus” in Juozas Balčikonis [et al.] (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.